Printed electronics - Part 403-1: Printability - Requirements for reproducibility - Basic patterns for evaluation of printing machine

IEC 62899-403-1:2018(E) specifies commonly-utilized basic design patterns to evaluate printing machines with pattern reproducibility from the view point of printability in the field of printed electronics. These basic patterns consist of several evaluation patterns and register marks. Printability is derived from the evaluation of the reproducibility of these printed patterns produced by the printed machine.

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IEC 62899-403-1 ®
Edition 1.0 2018-06
Printed electronics –
Part 403-1: Printability – Requirements for reproducibility – Basic patterns for
evaluation of printing machine

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IEC 62899-403-1 ®
Edition 1.0 2018-06
Printed electronics –
Part 403-1: Printability – Requirements for reproducibility – Basic patterns for

evaluation of printing machine

ICS 31.180; 37.100.10 ISBN 978-2-8322-5806-4

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1 Scope . 7
2 Normative references . 7
3 Terms and definitions . 7
4 Abbreviated terms . 8
5 General description of basic pattern . 8
6 Basic pattern for evaluation . 8
6.1 General . 8
6.2 PMVT . 9
6.3 PMHZ . 9
6.4 PMAG . 10
6.5 PMAR . 11
6.6 PMCR . 12
7 Register marks . 13
7.1 General . 13
7.2 Design of register mark . 14
7.2.1 Square register mark . 14
7.2.2 Circle register mark . 14
7.2.3 Doughnut register mark . 14
7.2.4 Triangle register mark . 15
7.2.5 Diamond register mark. 15
7.2.6 Cross register mark . 15
7.2.7 Double cross register mark . 16
7.2.8 X cross register mark . 16
8 Requirements for evaluation . 17
8.1 Evaluation items . 17
8.2 Measurement methods and instruments . 17
9 Evaluation pattern information . 17
9.1 General . 17
9.2 PMVT . 17
9.3 PMHZ . 17
9.4 PMAG . 17
9.5 PMAR . 18
9.6 PMCR . 18
Annex A (informative) Examples of basic pattern layouts . 19
A.1 Example 1 . 19
A.2 Example 2 . 19
Annex B (informative) Use case of basic pattern . 20
B.1 General . 20
B.2 Large variation of cylinder rotation speed with a normal plate . 20
B.3 Out-of-roundness of cylinder with a normal plate. 21
Annex C (informative) Other evaluation patterns . 23
C.1 General . 23
C.2 Example. 23

Bibliography . 24

Figure 1 – PMVT . 9
Figure 2 – PMHZ. 10
Figure 3 – PMAG . 11
Figure 4 – PMAR . 12
Figure 5 – PMCR . 13
Figure 6 – Register marks . 14
Figure 7 – Square register mark . 14
Figure 8 – Circle register mark . 14
Figure 9 – Doughnut register mark . 15
Figure 10 – Triangle register mark . 15
Figure 11 – Diamond register mark . 15
Figure 12 – Cross register mark . 16
Figure 13 – Double cross register mark . 16
Figure 14 – X cross register mark . 16
Figure A.1 – Example of basic pattern layout in a printing area and a margin area . 19
Figure A.2 – Example of basic pattern layout in a margin area . 19
Figure B.1 – Example of use case for PMVT . 21
Figure B.2 – Example of use case for PMAR . 22
Figure C.1 – Semi-arcs and circular doughnuts . 23

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Part 403-1: Printability – Requirements for reproducibility –
Basic patterns for evaluation of printing machine

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